Category: Kevin Gallagher

Kevin Gallagher: Emerging Markets and the Reregulation of Cross-Border Finance

February 18th, 2015 in 2015, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, Pardee School of Global Studies 0 comments

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Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

Since the revival of global capital markets in the 1960s, cross-border capital flows have increased by orders of magnitude, so much so that international asset positions now outstrip global economic output…

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China emerges as Latin America’s lender of last resort

February 5th, 2015 in 2015, Associated Press, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, Pardee School of Global Studies 0 comments

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Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

As soon as she landed in Beijing this week, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner began lauding new deals with what she called the world’s “No. 1 economy,” ranging from two proposed nuclear power plants to joint space exploration…

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“China sees (Latin America) as very strategic because of natural resources. They might not need it anymore but now they’re pushing their firms around the world and see it as an opportunity to get market share.”

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Diversifying trade challenges China, Latin America: Analysts

February 1st, 2015 in 2015, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, Pardee School of Global Studies 0 comments

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Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

As China and Latin America vow to increase trade and investment, analysts said diversifying trade will be a challenge…

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“Commodities are still what Latin America is all about. However, there may be some room to open up that trade a bit more.”

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Exporting Financial Instability

January 29th, 2015 in 2015, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Pardee School of Global Studies 0 comments

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By Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement could set back the gains made by emerging and developing countries after the financial crisis…

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Why Latin America should not squander the China boom

January 27th, 2015 in 2015, BBC, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Pardee School of Global Studies 0 comments

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By Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

Aside from the Chinese who helped build the Panama Canal, and the Maoist rebels of Peru who called themselves the Shining Path, China’s presence and influence in Latin America was unremarkable until the turn of the 21st Century…

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China’s Turn to Gouge Latin America

January 25th, 2015 in 2015, Bloomberg, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, Pardee School of Global Studies 0 comments

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Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

To many in Latin America, the Caribbean and Latin America Community summit in Beijing earlier this month was the dawn of a new world order…

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The IMF’s New Transfers Policy and the Trading System

January 21st, 2015 in 2015, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Pardee School of Global Studies 0 comments

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By Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

In late 2012, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) officially endorsed an “institutional view” on the management of capital flows…

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China’s courtship of Latin America tested

January 8th, 2015 in 2015, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Financial Times, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, Pardee School of Global Studies 0 comments

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Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced $20bn worth of investment from China. But left unsaid was whether he got what he came for: a financing lifeline from his largest creditor

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“Everyone is watching to see how they deal with defaults. The Chinese have not experienced it yet.”

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Why China and Latin America are tying the knot in 2015

January 6th, 2015 in 2015, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, Pardee School of Global Studies 0 comments

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Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

Save the date! China and Latin America are getting hitched this year…

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“It is hard to think about substantive counteroffers that the U.S. can provide.”

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South American commodity boom drives deforestation and land conflicts

December 31st, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, Pardee School of Global Studies, Washington Post 0 comments

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Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

A commodity boom has helped pull millions out of poverty across South America over the past decade. It has also unleashed a new scramble for oil, minerals and cropland that is accelerating deforestation and fueling a new wave of land conflicts from Colombia to Chile

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“Commodity prices, directly or indirectly, have increased deforestation in the Amazon. Price increases create the perception of scarcity, which pushes investors into new terrain.”

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